(Main clinical meeting room)
Each Tuesday, around 50 dermatologists and
trainee meet in the center to discuss rare and difficult cases besides discussion of the
in-patients conditions and their follow-up. The doctors also participate in lectures and
journal club. Clinical cases are photographed in the Medical Photography unit using a
digital camera. The images are downloaded to the computer workstation in the unit. When
the meeting starts, which is held in the main clinical meeting room in first floor, the
images of the clinical cases are retrieved through the meeting room computer workstation
that is connected to the computer network of the center. Through connection of the
computer to a special projector that is capable of projecting very high resolution images,
these images are projected to a wall screen for full viewing.
Not only clinical cases images are projected but also images
of histopathology slides taken by the digital camera directly from the microscope.
These images are very sharp and illustrative. This method enabled a close follow-up of the
cases through comparison of patients' conditions before and after treatment and their